Self and Nation
Self and Nation is a lively and accessible exploration of the issues related to nationhood, nationalism and national identity. The authors challenge common assumptions of what 'national identity' means by addressing key concepts of identity, national character, national history and nationalist psychology. How do constructions of national identity affect the way people act, are mobilized, transform societies, create nations and reshape nations where they already exist? This book shows how the central notion of national identity is used by politicians and activists in support of attempts to create different types of nations.
Self and Nation will be essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as researchers in social psychology, politics, sociology and social anthropology.
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There are obvious advantages to such sophistication but the obvious
disadvantage is that both the questions one is asking and the way one seeks to
answer them may have little to do with the phenomenon one purports to explain .
One then has a clear measure and can tell if there are statistically significant
differences between conditions , although for this to follow it has to be assumed
that one is measuring different amounts of the same quality in different conditions
An associated position is to insist on Britishness as an authentic nationality ( and
one under threat from constitutional changes ) but to place it alongside Scottish
national identity . For example , at a pre - election public meeting , the ...
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The National Question
Representing the National Community 152 7 Representing the National Community
Psychology and Nationhood
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